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Depression-Related Music
A more detailed examination of this topic is planned for the future. In the meantime, this small archive is presented.
 
1929-1932
"Farm Relief Song" by Mack Allen (1929)
sound "Farm Relief Song" by Mack Allen (1929)
"The Crow Song Caw-Caw-Caw" by Mack Allen (1929)
sound "The Crow Song Caw-Caw-Caw" by Mack Allen (1929)
"Happy Days are Here Again" by Casa Loma Orchestra (1929)sound "Happy Days are Here Again" by Casa Loma Orchestra (1929) "We Sure Got Hard Times Now" by Barbecue Bob (1930)
sound "We Sure Got Hard Times Now" by Barbecue Bob (1930)
"Headin' For Better Times" by Ted Lewis & his Band (1931)
sound "Headin' For Better Times" by Ted Lewis & his Band (1931)
"Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?" by Rudy Vallee (1932)
sound "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?" by Rudy Vallee (1932)
       
 
1933-1940
"There's a New Day Comin'" by Ted Lewis & his Band (1933)
sound "There's a New Day Comin'" by Ted Lewis & his Band (1933)
Sheet Music: "New Deal March Song" (1933)
Sheet Music: "New Deal March Song" (1933)
Sheet Music: "The Road is Open Again" (1933)
Sheet Music: "The Road is Open Again" (1933)
"Are You Makin' Any Money?" by Chick Bullock & his Levee Loungers (1933)
sound "Are You Makin' Any Money?" by Chick Bullock & his Levee Loungers (1933)
"N.R.A. Blues" by Bill Cox (1933)
sound "N.R.A. Blues" by Bill Cox (1933)
"Hard Luck Blues" by Bill Cox (1933)
sound "Hard Luck Blues" by Bill Cox (1933)
"Franklin Roosevelt's Back Again" by Bill Cox & Cliff Hobbs (1936)
sound "Franklin Roosevelt's Back Again" by Bill Cox & Cliff Hobbs (1936)
"The Democratic Donkey (Is In His Stall Again)" by Bill Cox & Cliff Hobbs (1936)
sound "The Democratic Donkey (Is In His Stall Again)" by Bill Cox & Cliff Hobbs (1936)
"Whistle While You Work" by Artie Shaw (1937)
sound "Whistle While You Work" by Artie Shaw (1937)
"F.D.R. Jones" by Chick Webb & Ella Fitzgerald (1938)
sound "F.D.R. Jones" by Chick Webb & Ella Fitzgerald (1938)
"Dawn of a New Day" (Official song of the 1930 World's Fair) by Artie Shaw (1939)
sound "Dawn of a New Day" (Official song of the 1930 World's Fair) by Artie Shaw (1939)
"W.P.A. Polka" by Plehal Brothers (1939)
sound "W.P.A. Polka" by Plehal Brothers (1939)
"W.P.A." by Louis Armstrong (1940)
sound "W.P.A." by Louis Armstrong & Mills Brothers (1940)
   
 
Hobo Songs
"Hallelujah! I'm a Bum" by "Hobo" Jack Turner (1928)
sound "Hallelujah! I'm a Bum" by "Hobo" Jack Turner (1928)
"The Bum Song" by "Hobo" Jack Turner (1928)
sound "The Bum Song" by "Hobo" Jack Turner (1928)
"The Bowery Bums" by "Hobo" Jack Turner (1928)
sound "The Bowery Bums" by "Hobo" Jack Turner (1928)
"The Bums Rush" by "Hobo" Jack Turner (1928)
sound "The Bums Rush" by "Hobo" Jack Turner (1928)
"She Waits and Waits" by "Hobo" Jack Turner (1928)
sound "She Waits and Waits" by "Hobo" Jack Turner (1928)
"The Big Rock Candy Mountains" by "Hobo" Jack Turner (1928)
sound "The Big Rock Candy Mountains" by "Hobo" Jack Turner (1928)
"I'm Glad I'm a Bum" by "Hobo" Jack Turner (1930)
sound "I'm Glad I'm a Bum" by "Hobo" Jack Turner (1930)
Sheet Music "Just a Lonely Hobo" (1932)
Sheet Music "Just a Lonely Hobo" (1932)
"Just a Lonely Hobo" by Cliff Carlisle & Wilbur Ball (1931)
sound "Just a Lonely Hobo" by Cliff Carlisle & Wilbur Ball (1931)
"Free Wheelin' Hobo" by Clayton McMighen and Georgia Wildcats (1932)
sound "Free Wheelin' Hobo" by Clayton McMighen and Georgia Wildcats (1932)
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